Sean Connery, Legendary James Bond Actor Died at the Age of 90

Sean Connery

Sean Connery, the legendary actor who played the first James Bond on screen, died at the age of 90.

Connery’s wife said that her husband died when he was sleeping. The family was present beside him. The reasons for his death are yet to come out. However, age was a driving factor.

Sean Connery found fame in with first James bond film in 1962

Sean Connery shot to fame in 1962 with the house first James Bond film “Dr. No”. This is the first bond film ever made. Ian Fleming, the writer the James bond series, wanted Cary Grant as James bond. He thought the character needed a particular style which Grant could deliver. Eventually, Sean Connery did the part. The creator Fleming was rather happy seeing the film and said that Connery was the perfect fit for James bond.

Sean did seven James Bond film in his career

There are seven James Bond movies where Sean Connery played the titular role. The seven Bond movies are “Dr. No”, “Thunderball”, “Diamonds are Forever”, “From Russia with Love”, “Never Say Never Again”, “You Only Live Twice” and “Goldfinger”. These movies came between the years of 1962 and 1983.

Arguably the best 007 actor is Sean Connery, fans claim

The arguably best James Bond actor had difficulties to shake from the character. After a point of time, he found success with films like The Untouchables. He played an Irish cop in that film. He won the Academy Award for best-supporting actor for this role.

Sean Connery had three Golden Globes and two Bafta award. The Queen had given Knight to the actor in 2000.

Steven Seagal was Sean Connery’s martial arts instructor during the shoot of “Never Say Never Again,”. The actor invested a lot of interest in martial art. Steven said that he twisted the Sean Connery’s wrist. But for many years the actor did not even bother to get it treated. He thought it had not broken, but actually, it had.

Films of Sean Connery other than bond films

Sean also did other films beside Bond series like “The Rock”, “Indiana Jones”, “The Hunt for Red October” and “The Last Crusade”.

James Bond fans all over the world say Sean Connery possibly the best James bond ever as per many surveys says. He was also I’ve of sexiest Man alive as a poll says. Sean was the second runner up the Mr. Universe 1953.

It is trivia that Sean had to wear a wig during the filming of “Goldfinger” because he was losing hair at that time.

Sean Connery’s spouse is Micheline Roquebrune after his second marriage. He has a son also named Jason Connery.

The family arranged a private funeral. Further, there will be a memorial after COVID-19 pandemic gets finished. May his soul rest in peace.

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